Highlights of this day in history: Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart makes a tearful confession; Steve Fossett is the first to fly across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon. (Feb. 21)
The search for MH370 reminds some of the search for World aviation record-holder Steve Fossett, who vanished in 2007.
Malcolm X is assassinated by rival Black Muslims, the Jackson Five have their TV debut, Steve Fossett completes the first solo hot air balloon trip around the world in This Day in History video. The date is February 21st. Malcolm X left the Nation of Islam and from then on he received death threats.
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